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Lexington’s Nate Morris named member of Fortune’s ’40 Under 40′

ATLANTA, Ga. (Oct. 14, 2014) – Nate Morris of Lexington was named a member of the sixth annual Fortune Magazine 40 Under 40 list.

Morris is a Kentucky native and co-founder and CEO of Rubicon Global, a provider of sustainable waste and recycling solutions.

Founded in Kentucky, Rubicon Global provides waste and recycling services that deliver sustainable solutions and cost reduction to a variety of industries, including several Fortune 500 companies. The company uses Big Data analytics to solve the global issue of waste. The company uses proprietary software to empower small business owners to grow their businesses through a strategic sourcing platform.

Morris is also the founder and chairman of Lexington-based Morris Industries, a privately held industrial group focused on long-term holdings.

“I am incredibly grateful and humbled to be named a member of Fortune Magazine’s ’40 Under 40,'” Morris said. “To be recognized alongside some of the nation’s most influential leaders in business is truly a tremendous honor.”

“I’m so proud of Nate’s achievements and pleased to have invested in his company,” said Bill Gatton, Kentucky entrepreneur and namesake of the Gatton College of Business and Economics at the University of Kentucky. Gatton is an investor in Rubicon Global and a mentor to Morris. “Rubicon Global is a game changer. Both the company and Nate have very bright futures.”

Morris serves on the Executive Committee of the Dean’s Advisory Council at the University of Kentucky’s Gatton College of Business and Economics and is a member of the Young Presidents Organization (YPO) Bluegrass Chapter. In 2007, he was named “Outstanding Young Kentuckian” by the Kentucky Junior Chamber of Commerce and honored as one of the 2013 Ten Outstanding Young Americans by the United States Junior Chamber of Commerce (US Jaycees).

See the full 2014 40 Under 40 list here: http://bit.ly/1E5uDrR